Looking for Dedicated Volunteers!

If interested in joining, please contact us at 718-843-9863 or 718-843-1716 in order to leave a message and someone will be able to respond to your interest as soon as possible.

Please Call prior to coming to Quarters.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 177
Howard Beach, NY 11414

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Good afternoon friends and neighbors,

With the extreme heat effecting our area today and Continuing over the next several days we want remind you to stay well hydrated.

10 Tips To help you Stay Hydrated

1. Drink a glass of water first thing in the morning.
2. Keep a water bottle with you throughout the day.
3. Drink a glass of water before each meal.
4. Set an alarm or reminder to drink water throughout your day (one every hour depending on your activities).
5.Monitor/limit your caffeine intake.
6. Add natural flavors such as lemon, lime, orange, or berries
7. Limit your sugar and salt intake
8. Limit your exposure of outdoor strenuous activities
9. Know the signs of dehydration
10. Stay Cool

Stay Safe, Stay Hydrated, Stay Aware

- The Officers and Members Of The West Hamilton Beach Fire Department.

Have an Emergency ? Call us at (718) 843-1716
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The Original Quarters was a house located on the same lot where the current building stands. It was converted into a garage which would be come the firehouse. Through the years many changes were made due to the variations in apparatus.

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Response Area

The West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department And Ambulance Corp. covers the areas of Howard Beach, Rockwood Park, Hamilton Beach, Jamaica Bay, Ramblersville and The Belt Parkway. The Department also responds to John. F. Kennedy Airport on the transmission of a “Crash Box” which is used when a plane confirms difficulty and/or an emergency when trying to land or take off from JFK airport.

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